Association of the Families von Nathusius and Nathusius (registered)
in 1895, the association will celebrate its 110th anniversary
in 2005. Within the united association are the descendents
of Christian Nathusius (1625 - 1707) and his wife Katharina.
Christian Nathusius, born in Priebus (Eastern Germany) studied
theology at Königsberg University. He became both a priest
and teacher. Two of his great-grandsons established the six
family tribes, which are currently represented in the association.
Gottlob Nathusius (1760 - 1835) was the father of industrialisation
in Middle Germany. He was a trader and manufacturer
of tobacco, a member of parliament in several governments,
an owner of castles and farms around Magdeburg (Sachsen-Anhalt).
His sons are the founders of the following tribes:
Nathusius - Althaldensleben
von Nathusius - Hundisburg
von Nathusius - Königsborn
von Nathusius - Meyendorf
von Nathusius - Neinstedt
August Nathusius (1762 - 1827), a younger brother of Johann
Gottlob, was a tax officer and mayor of the town Kemberg.
His son became an entrepreneur and partner in the businesses
of his uncle in Magdeburg . He founded the tribe:
families von Nathusius and Nathusius have been active in industry,
science and welfare in Middle-Germany (mainly in Sachsen-Anhalt)
for 150 years. With the end of WW II and the division of the
two Germanies, nearly all of the family's property (castles,
farms, and factories) was lost due to expropriation through
the Soviet government in Eastern Germany. The association
1976 was re-established in Kassel.
the association has 70 members.
der Familien von Nathusius und Nathusius e.V.
Hans-Jochen von Nathusius
Mark-Nikolaus von Nathusius